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Striving for change: Among the attendees at the EA autism awareness seminar were police personnel led by Bukit Aman DCP Datuk Lee Bee Phang and SAC Munusamy who shared that the police force has recently reviewed guidelines and SOP on handling suspects with autism.

BEFORE I was employed, I failed six interviews. There was one particularly striking interview where I did well, but I had disclosed in my application form that I was autistic. I didn’t get the job,” said MMC-Gamuda Joint Venture Sdn Bhd document controller Emelyn Lee.

“It’s the reality of autistic people trying to find employment today,” Lee shared at the recent Autism Awareness Seminar organised by Yayasan Gamuda’s Enabling Academy (EA) in conjunction with World Autism Month.

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